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NIU gymnastics: Six Huskies make Academic All-MAC team

By Northern Star staff | April 23, 2015

Gymnastics placed six student-athletes on the Academic All-MAC Team, the conference announced Wednesday.Seniors Kelly Nortz and Amanda Stepp, junior Natalie Amadio and sophomores Taylor Crumley, Megan Gilliam and Megan Greenfield represented NIU on the...

Senior gymnast Natasha Jufko performs on the balance beam vs. Western Michigan Feb. 1 at Victor E. Court. Jufko will be the Huskies’ beam specialist at the MAC Championships 2 p.m. Saturday in Ypsilanti, Mich.

Gymnastics looks to ‘break some records’

By Steve Shonder | March 19, 2014

With one last meet left in the season, gymnastics is looking to build off a recent hot streak to carry it to the first MAC Championship victory in the program’s history.The Huskies will travel to Ypsilanti, Mich., for the MAC Championship at 1 p.m....

Gymnastics unsuccessful in weekend road trip

By Steve Shonder | February 23, 2014

Gymnastics wasn’t able to get anything going on the road as it went 1-3 this weekend.NIU (5-6, 2-3 MAC) lost at the State of Illinois Classic Friday, before losing to Bowling Green (7-5, 4-1 MAC) Sunday.The Huskies placed third with a score of 193.625...

Gymnastics’ home defense falters

By Steve Shonder | February 16, 2014

Gymnastics put up its highest team score of the year, but it wasn’t enough to secure a win.The Huskies (4-3, 2-1 MAC) took on the Texas Woman’s Pioneers, the Iowa State Cyclones, and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks in a four-team meet...